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Address: The Australian Ballet Centre - Level 5, 2 Kavanagh Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3006, Australia
Phone Number: +61 1300 369 741
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The Australian Ballet is one of the world's leading ballet companies, and...

The Australian Ballet is one of the world's leading ballet companies, and has been delivering extraordinary performances for over 50 years.

A commitment to excellence, a spirited attack and a willingness to take risks have defined the company from its earliest days, both onstage and off. As well as 70 acclaimed dancers, the company employs leaders in injury prevention, marketing, music, digital and education to present upwards of 250 shows and 1000 audience-engagement events each year. A network of elite artisans work tirelessly behind the scenes to create the splendour you see on stage; our costumes are made with the care given to couture.

Moving effortlessly between the great classical ballets and new contemporary commissions, the company has a unique Australian beauty, powered by athleticism. As it embarks on a new five-year strategic plan, The Australian Ballet is poised to reach more audiences than ever before, both at home and overseas.

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I have subscribed to the Australian Ballet for 3 yrs now and never get tired of watching them perform. We are so lucky to have one of the worlds best right here at home. Cannot... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed November 8, 2015
Nowra, Australia

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Nowra, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2015

I have subscribed to the Australian Ballet for 3 yrs now and never get tired of watching them perform. We are so lucky to have one of the worlds best right here at home. Cannot fault any thing. The dance the customers, choreography, stage sets etc are always of such a high standard. Go if you get the chance.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015

If you love Dance, movement, and creativity, then the Australian Ballet will delight you. I have attended performances since a child, and continue to enjoy the high standard of Dancers, and the variety of programs on offer each year. The choreography is updated for some ballets and is a refreshing change from what we might have seen in the past.... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2015 via mobile

Being Adelaide residents we only get a tiny sample of the season's programme. Made a special trip to Melbourne for Sleeping Beauty. We have probably attended 15-20 productions over past few years. This one was superb. The sets and costumes could not be bettered. The dancers brilliant.

Thank MandMKettle
Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

if you are lucky to have to have the opportunity, buy a ticket and enjoy. this world class company is excellent. travels extensively through out Australia and beyond but always performs 100%

Thank ColingUnther
Barham NSW
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Australian ballet has come so far in the last 25yrs. This years first production of Giselle was just beautiful and the opportunity of talking wth lead dancers and producer after the show highlighted how they wish us all to be part off the future of ballet. Tonight "The Dream" I know it will be.

Thank Barhamtilley
Sunset Strip
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

Worlds finest is one of our very own! Programs across the year from all sectors of this institution are well worth the visit.

Thank Greg T
Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

Saw The Dream performed by the Australian Ballet in the Opera House. First two acts were "different" and interesting. The second half was "The Dream" and very beautiful. Would recommend.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Wonderful experience as you step back into the "Gold Rush" period. On and off there will be some gunshot sound and fights around, people can just sleeping on the street like some drunken and of cos, all these are by the crew. It totally portray what's shown in movie. Back to those days.

Thank Sab S
Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

The Arts Centre have a wonderful Ballet Program. The Nutcracker was brilliant. Easy accessible, car parking nearby and centrally located in Melbourne City

Thank Donna C
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

I saw the nutcracker. It was a wonderful performance, great chorus, excellent props and the classical type i.e. no re interpretation. But the list of dancers given were for the opening night which was not accurate for the last night. I was not too impressed by the prince and fairy's dancing.

Thank Marigold26

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